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" Going to the Wars Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield.... "
The Bachelor's Wife: A Selection of Curious and Interesting Extracts, with ... - Page 144
by John Galt - 1824 - 444 pages
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Recollections of a Literary Life: And Selections from My Favourite Poets and ...

Mary Russell Mitford - American literature - 1883 - 516 pages
...my soul am free, Angela alone that soar above Enjoy such liberty. TO LUOASTA, ON GOINQ TO THE WARS. Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...To war and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I choose, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield....
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To wars and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger...
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With the poets: a selection of English poetry. [Ed.] by F.W. Farrar

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 412 pages
...love, And in my soul am free, Angels alone, that soar above, Enjoy such liberty. GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To wars and arms I fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field, And with a stronger...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...extreme poverty, and died in an alley in Shoe Lane. This is his : — TO LUCASTA. OOISO TO THE WAKS. Toll me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste hreast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. Truc, a now mistress now I chase, The first foe in the...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Volume 4

English wit and humor - 1887
...Pond and Spiers's shop Know no such luxuries ! Punch. April 3, 1875. TO LUCASTA, ON GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...— The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger love embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is such As you, too, shall adore : I...
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Brave Men and Women: Their Struggles, Failures and Triumphs

Osgood Eaton Fuller - Biography - 1884 - 512 pages
...England," the new love he had taken when duty bade him turn from Edith ; which recalls the lines of Lovelace to Lucasta : " Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind,...fly. True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe of the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. Yet this inconstancy is...
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Familiar Talks on English Literature: A Manual Embracing the Great Epochs of ...

Abby Sage Richardson - English literature - 1884 - 454 pages
...dear, I'm unkind, When from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast and quiet mind To wars and arms I flee. " True, a new mistress now I chase — The first foe...stronger faith embrace A sword, a horse, a shield. " Tet this mconstancy is such As you, too, should adore; I should not love thee, dear, so mucb, Loved...
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Chapters in the History of English Literature: From 1509 to the Close of the ...

Ellen Crofts - England - 1884 - 374 pages
...alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty;" — the song to his love, " On going to the Wars" — ' ' Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery Of thy chaste breast arid quiet mind To wars and arms I fly. "True, a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field,...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 4

Literature - 1886
...dreamless rest is mine, I shall not need The tenderness for which I long to-night. ANON. GOING TO THE WARS. TELL me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from the nunnery...chaste breast and quiet mind To war and arms I fly. Truc, a new mistress now I chase — The first foe in the field — And with a stronger faith embrace...
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Public Opinion, Volume 31

American periodicals - 1901
...century, AD — The Christian World. Pketo, Marceau MR. SOTHERN AS LOVELACK Mr. "Richard Lo-Vclacc TO LUCASTA Tell me not, sweet, I am unkind, That from...thy chaste breast and quiet mind, To war and arms 1 fly. True : a new mistress now I chase, The first foe in the field ; And with a stronger faith embrace...
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